Summer

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AP News Staff
July 12, 2019 - 4:46 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Some Missouri school children could get an extra week out of school in August next year. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday signed legislation to push back the start date for public schools by an extra four days. Current state law allows schools to start no sooner than 10 days...
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Bill Grady
May 01, 2019 - 7:11 am
Kansas City could be in for a hot and soggy summer, assuming a 200-year-old publication is correct. Die-hards swear by the Farmers' Almanac , but most meteorologists say its accuracy is iffy, at best. "Summer's going to start off with a boom, thunderstorms and a lot of rain," said Sandi Duncan,...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 27, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Kansas City, MO - An excessive heat warning has been issued for the KC Metro, with heat indices ranging between 102 and 110 degrees over the next few days. It's going to be hot the rest of the week. Thursday looks to be the hottest day of the year so far as highs climb to around 100° in the KC area...
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Jim Cunningham
June 14, 2018 - 6:00 am
The year without a spring continues with dangerously high heat indexes this week, which creates a health risk for people who work outside. In Kansas City, freezing overnight temperatures persisted well past April 15, followed by warmer-than-usual conditions by the end of the month. The weather has...
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Jim Cunningham
July 19, 2017 - 7:16 am
It can be difficult to mow the lawn when temperatures approach triple digits and it can be downright dangerous for people who cut grass eight hours a day. The heat index, a combination of temperature and humidity, was expected to reach 105 to 110 degrees on Wednesday. It helps to get up extra early...
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